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Authorities: Missing 13-year-old found dead was strangled

Jun. 20, 2021 13:58 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — A 13-year-old Manchester girl found dead in an apartment building on Friday was strangled and her death is being considered a homicide, according to the state's medical examiner's office. Zaniya Wright was found Friday morning in a common area...

Man who walked out of NY hospital found dead 1 month later

Jun. 20, 2021 11:15 AM EDT

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — The body of a man who went missing when he walked out of a hospital emergency room in New York's Hudson Valley region one month ago was found, authorities said. Andrew Neiman’s body was found on the shore of the Hudson River in Poughkeepsie...

Missing men? Suns, Clips deal with uncertain status of stars

Jun. 19, 2021 21:08 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Clippers are still playing basketball deep into these NBA playoffs partly because they've learned to persevere in clutch moments without their biggest stars. That ability could be put to the test again for both teams in...

Reports: US student found killed in Russia, suspect arrested

Jun. 19, 2021 18:57 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian news reports said searchers on Saturday found the body of an American student who went missing several days earlier and that a man has been arrested on suspicion of murder. The body of Catherine Serou, 34, was found in a wooded area near the city...

New 'North Woods Law' season has animal encounters, searches

Jun. 19, 2021 08:29 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A multi-day pursuit to rescue a goose with a plastic six-pack ring around its neck and the investigation of an abandoned barrel possibly related to a 20-year-old cold case are among the adventures for New Hampshire Fish and Game conservation officers in a new season of...

Body of 13-year-old found in basement of apartment building

Jun. 18, 2021 17:40 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — The body of a missing 13-year-old girl was found Friday in the basement of a Manchester apartment building, police said. The mother of Zaniya Wright reported her missing around 8:30 p.m. Thursday, police said. Her body was...

Iowa man accused of killing 10-year-old pleads not guilty

Jun. 18, 2021 12:06 PM EDT

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man charged in the killing of a 10-year-old girl who was missing for nine months before her remains were found in a pond has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and kidnapping. Henry Dinkins, 48, entered the pleas Wednesday in Scott...

3 dead, 2 missing after tubers go over North Carolina dam

Jun. 18, 2021 08:35 AM EDT

EDEN, N.C. (AP) — Three people are dead and two remain missing after a group floating down a river on inflatable tubes went over a dam in North Carolina, authorities said. Rockingham County Emergency Services Director Rodney Cates told reporters Thursday that a group of...

Migrant family's presence on Greek island hints at pushbacks

Jun. 18, 2021 02:29 AM EDT

VATHY, Greece (AP) — Around dawn one recent spring day, an inflatable dinghy carrying nearly three dozen people reached the Greek island of Samos from the nearby Turkish coast. Within 24 hours, refugee rights groups say, the same group was seen drifting in a life raft back to Turkey. ...

Judge: Woman's confession in death of Texas soldier stays

Jun. 17, 2021 16:38 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — A judge denied a request to suppress the confession of a woman accused of helping kill and dismember Spc. Vanessa Guillén, who was missing for about two months before her remains were found. U.S. District Judge Alan D. Albright rejected to toss...